January 9th, 2008
Healing Soup Series 2 of 3: Immune Booster Soup Recipe
We all know that it can be difficult to keep ourselves in good health during the winter months and the added stress of the holidays never helps. And if you have kids, well then, forget it! If you are starting to feel a little under the weather or just looking for some form of natural insurance then try this next recipe in our Healing Soup Series (compliments of
For total immune booster, make this soup with half of the total garlic you desire, and after cooking add remaining cloves with lemon juice in step 2.
Immune System Booster Ingredients
4 cups mushroom or chicken broth
1 small onion, chopped
4-10 garlic cloves, to taste, crushed and chopped
1 carrot, grated
4-8 fresh shitake mushrooms, sliced
1-3 tablespoons grated ginger, to taste
1 lemon, juiced
3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
Making Immune Boosting Soup
1. Bring the broth, onion, garlic, carrot, mushrooms and ginger to a slow boil.
2. Reduce the heat and simmer on low, covered, for 15 minutes or until the vegetables are soft.
3. Remove from heat; add the lemon juice and parsley. Cover and steep for 5 minutes. Serve with crusty bread.